Nam June Paik
|Nam June Paik|
|Revised Romanization||Baek Nam-jun|
Nam June Paik (July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean-born American artist. He is often thought to be the first video artist.
In 1971, he made a cello out of three television sets and some cello strings. Then he got a famous cellist to play the cello.
Starting with his debut, he started the neo-dadaism movement. In 2006, he died of natural causes.
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- ↑ Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, The New Media Reader, MIT Press, 2003, p227. ISBN 0262232278
- ↑ Cox, Michael (1997). Awful Art. Scholastic Children's Books. ISBN 0-590-19262-0.